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Book details
  • SubGenre:Chess
  • Language:English
  • Series title:The Process of Decision Making in Chess
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:147
  • eBook ISBN:9781624889059

The Process of Decision Making in Chess

Volume 1 - Mastering the Theory

by Philip Ochman

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A new revolutionary chess guidebook written by the chess.com bestselling coach Philip Ochman. The book offers a methodical approach to chess, expanding on the current understanding of positional evaluation and fine-tuning it to fit you specifically as a player. Having read the book you will have all the tools to find the best moves in every position in chess.


This guidebook will teach you how to make correct decisions in chess at every phase of the game, whether you are a total beginner or an expert. Designed for self study , it includes all the material being taught at the first part of the way to improve in chess- creating a solid foundation in the process of decision making in chess, upon which all future knowledge is based. Understanding how to make correct decisions in chess, what to take into account, how to approach different kinds of positions and how to focus on answering the requirements of the position, will then be used to study everything else in chess- from the opening, through the middle game and all the way to the endgame. Having read this book, you will acquire all the tools needed to break down the complex (and often difficult!) question of "what should I do in a given position?" into a number of much easier and simple questions; Combining the answers to these questions, you will come up with the right plan and find the best moves in every situation.

About the author

The author is a professional chess coach who teaches chess on chess.com and strongerchess.com, with over 100 students that passed through his guidence.